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People Opposition candidate wins Sierra Leone's presidential poll
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Representing the Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP), Maada Bio won 51.81 per cent of votes cast in the March 31 poll, according to results announced by the National Electoral Commission (NEC) on Wednesday. Security forces erected a cordon around Bio's SLPP party headquarters, where hundreds of supporters had already begun celebrating victory ahead of the expected official result announcement at around 2100 GMT.

People Oklahoma's Fallin: Striking teachers like teenagers
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Mary Fallin (R) on Tuesday said that the teachers now protesting for increases in school funding were like "a teenage kid that wants a better vehicle". Republican Gov. Doug Ducey has said he is sticking to a 1 percent increase. After Republicans there approved massive personal income tax cuts beginning in 2012, budget shortfalls put a lid on education funding increases.

People WB: BJP worker dies after being thrashed by TMC cadres in Bankura
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Alleging police inaction, Congress workers later blocked NH-34 in protest. If BJP joins us in our movement, they are welcome. Several TMC supporters were injured and a party camp was ransacked. He agreed with us that central paramilitary forces are required but he has no power. We shall not give an inch without resisting such attacks. "These are pressure tactics by the Opposition".

People NDA MPs not to take salary for non working days in Parliament
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Amid the blame game between the government and the opposition over the near washout of the Parliament session , minister for parliamentary affairs Ananth Kumar on Wednesday announced that no BJP or NDA MP will take salaries or allowances for the 23 days that were wasted.

People Is Matt Kuchar playing in The Masters 2018?
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Shaking off years of competitive rust, Woods returned with an encouraging tie for ninth at the Hero World Challenge followed by a tie for 23rd at the Farmers Insurance Open and a missed cut at the Genesis Open. Everyone wants instant gratification. The smile on his face and the company he kept Tuesday at the Masters - a practice round with Phil Mickelson - suggested someone entirely different.

People Parkland teen who was shot shielding classmates, rejects 'hero' label
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His parents, too, feel fortunate that their son survived. Tuesday night at The Wing women's club in New York City, former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said the students from Parkland, FL, who are advocating gun control after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, have "a real shot to defeat the NRA".

People Russia, Syria: Rebels Near Damascus Must Accept State Rule or Leave
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The Syrian government has advanced steadily into Eastern Ghouta , starting with villages and towns in the east before regime forces split the rebel-held areas of the suburb into three parts last week. An estimated 140,000 people remain inside Douma, with limited access to food, water and medical supplies. It's not clear how much of these groups are even left in the mountains, but as the last even nominally rebel-held area anywhere near Damascus, resolving the situation would underscore that ...

People SUV plunge off cliff may have been intentional, police say
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Greg Baarts with the California Highway Patrol Northern Division. The Hart family's wrecked GMC Yukon was discovered last Monday on rocks along the coast near Mendocino, a few days after child welfare authorities began investigating whether the children were being abused or neglected.

People Trump pledges 'strong action' on immigration
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The president had earlier Wednesday tweeted pledging "strong action today", a day after he said he wants to use the military to secure the US-Mexico border until his "big, handsome wall" is erected. Trump took a hard line on illegal immigration during the campaign and has also sought to curtail legal immigration. President Barack Obama authorized 1,200 National Guard troops be sent to the Southern Border two years after Jump Start ended in 2010.

People Trump says 'we'll find out' if Putin is an ally
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Trump is telling the presidents of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania that "getting along with Russian Federation is a good thing, not a bad thing". "The Unites States of America is our closest friend and ally." The Baltic states were deeply rattled by Mr Trump's campaign rhetoric questioning Nato's relevance, his erratic behaviour and his initial unwillingness to criticise Russian President Vladimir Putin.

People Putin, Erdogan launch construction of Turkey´s first nuclear power plant
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Currently, the Pentagon has announced that it plans to send more USA troops to Syria , while Trump says the US should withdraw from the country altogether. "As far as I know, steps will be taken to meet Turkey's wish", Ushakov said. "We wouldn't even have been able to put up a drone there!" "We really, really believe that it's good for each country's defense and greatest defense effectiveness if systems are interoperable, if they can operate with NATO systems", NATO Deputy ...

People A furious Saif Ali Khan lashes out at his driver
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Bendre, Saif Ali Khan , Tabu and Neelam also reached Jodhpur from Mumbai . #WATCH : Actor Saif Ali Khan outside Jodhpur Airport says " sheehsa upar karo aur reverse kar lo warna padegi ek " to his driver when he was being asked questions by reporters.

People Oklahoma teachers hold second day of protests
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In Kentucky, teachers bruised by their fight over education pensions are preparing to mobilize to support legislative candidates they see as passing a key test: support for education. Last week , she signed a measure that gave teachers a $6,000 pay raise, but only added an additional $50 million to school funding. Last year, the education budget was $2.4 billion.

People Operation Hang Up: State police announce crackdown on distracted driving
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The campaign aims to help drivers understand that the consequences of using a smartphone while driving are the same as drinking and driving. "Through this latest initiative, the Auto Club is committed to changing attitudes and behaviors surrounding the deadly problem of distracted driving, and we will continue this effort for years to come".

People 8 signs Tiger Woods can win the 2018 Masters
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There's no need really", Rose said. "So let's just kind of slow down". It's a pretty lighthearted event, with players often using family members or friends as caddies, interacting with the galleries, and generally smiling a lot and having a good time .

People Trump Reportedly Not A Criminal Target In Mueller Russia Probe So Far
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At that time , van der Zwaan tried to hide from investigators his contacts with two of the main figures in the Russian Federation probe - former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his number two, Rick Gates, both of whom stand accused of about a dozen crimes, including money laundering.

People Severe storms produce hail, down trees, spur power outages
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The line of storms will gradually weaken east of I-65 with gusty winds still likely along with heavy rainfall. Tomorrow: Tomorrow will be the warmest day of the week with temperatures reaching the upper 60 by late afternoon. The second round is one we will have to closely watch. Large hail and damaging winds will be the primary severe weather threats. At 6 p.m., FutureTrack shows a line of storms moving through Northwest Louisiana ahead of the cold front and another line of showers and ...

People Lula faces Supreme Court prison verdict
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Lula was Brazil's left-wing president from 1995 to 2003, and later was indicted for corruption and money laundering charges in a government and business scandal known as Operation Car Wash. "If it is what it seems, another 1964 would be unacceptable", he said, referring to the coup that ushered in a two-decade military dictatorship in Brazil.

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