NASA's Mark Kelly launches U.S. Senate bid

NASA's Mark Kelly launches U.S. Senate bid

Retired NASA astronaut Mark Kelly, husband of wounded former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, is running for the U.S. Senate seat in Arizona that was held by the late John McCain.
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Emotional scenes as CA child abuse couple sentenced

Emotional scenes as CA child abuse couple sentenced

A Southern California couple was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison on Friday after pleading guilty to charges stemming from charges that they beat, starved and shackled their 13 children in the family's home. Gavino Garay has the story.
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U.S. House issues subpoena for full Mueller report

U.S. House issues subpoena for full Mueller report

U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler issued a subpoena on Friday to obtain the full Russia investigation report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, saying he cannot accept a redacted version that “leaves most of Congress in the dark.
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Pompeo says he's staying, despite N. Korea demand

Pompeo says he's staying, despite N. Korea demand

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday his diplomatic efforts will continue toward the goal of denuclearization of North Korea, a day after a North Korean official said it no longer wanted to deal with him in talks.
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Mali government resigns after ethnic killings

Mali government resigns after ethnic killings

Mali's prime minister and his entire government resigned on Thursday after legislators discussed bringing a motion of no confidence because of the massacre and a failure to disarm militias or beat back militants.
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Ukraine set to elect comedian as next president

Ukraine set to elect comedian as next president

Ukrainians fed up with entrenched corruption and hungry for change are likely to elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a comedian with no previous political experience, as their next president in a run-off vote on Sunday.
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North Korea demands Pompeo's removal from talks; U.S. plays down weapons test

North Korea demands Pompeo's removal from talks; U.S. plays down weapons test

North Korea says it no longer wanted to deal with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and said he should be replaced in talks by someone more mature, hours after it announced its first weapons test since nuclear talks broke down.
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Democrats blast Barr, call for Mueller to testify

Democrats blast Barr, call for Mueller to testify

Democrats on Thursday blasted Attorney General William Barr for defending President Trump prior to the release of the Mueller report, then called for the Special Counsel himself to testify before Congress.
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Trump feared Mueller was 'end' of presidency

Trump feared Mueller was 'end' of presidency

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report released Thursday details at times a chaotic Trump White House – revealing moments of desperation, insubordination and misleading messaging.
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Wall Street ends slightly higher

Wall Street ends slightly higher

Industrials led the S&P 500 and the Dow moderately higher on Thursday in the wake of robust U.S. economic data, healthy corporate earnings reports and two tech IPOs.
Mueller report reveals Trump actions to impede inquiry

Mueller report reveals Trump actions to impede inquiry

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report into Russia’s role in the 2016 U.S. election describes in extensive and sometimes unflattering detail a series of actions by President Donald Trump to impede the probe, raising questions about whether he commit
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Stay away from Pinterest stock, says Hilary Kramer

Stay away from Pinterest stock, says Hilary Kramer

A&G Capital chief investment officer Hilary Kramer also tells Reuters' Fred Katayama the other tech company that went public Friday, Zoom, could become a takeout target.
Pinterest, Zoom open strong in public trading

Pinterest, Zoom open strong in public trading

Social media company Pinterest and video conferencing service Zoom had successful stock market debuts Thursday, so far living up to the hype of what is expected to be a hot year for tech IPOs.
Samsung's $2,000 foldable phones are cracking -reports

Samsung's $2,000 foldable phones are cracking -reports

Samsung's highly-anticipated Galaxy Fold may have a problem. Journalists with review versions of the nearly $2,000 foldable phone are complaining of cracked screens and other malfunctions only days after taking the gadget out of the box. Conway G.
Notre-Dame firefighters 'honored' at Elysee Palace

Notre-Dame firefighters 'honored' at Elysee Palace

Firefighters who tackled the Notre-Dame blaze said they were "honored" to be recognised by French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace on Thursday.
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Retail sales rebound in March

Retail sales rebound in March

Retail sales in the U.S. rose by the most in 1-1/2 years in March, indicating economic growth picked up in the first quarter after a false start.
UK vote would boost EU parliament's eurosceptics

UK vote would boost EU parliament's eurosceptics

Britain's Brexit extension will give Eurosceptic parties in European Parliament elections a higher percentage of seats - but what does that really mean? Lauren Anthony reports.
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Barr defends Trump before release of Mueller report

Barr defends Trump before release of Mueller report

Attorney General Barr offered a spirited defense of President Trump ahead of the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election, emphasizing that it found no collusion between Trump's campaign and Moscow
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Global economy: UK shoppers defy Brexit gloom, but trade blues hit Germany, Japan

Global economy: UK shoppers defy Brexit gloom, but trade blues hit Germany, Japan

Weak manufacturing surveys from Asia and Europe stoked fears of a widespread slowdown in growth on Thursday. But, as David Pollard reports, Brexit appears to be doing little to dampen Britain's appetite for shopping.
Russian artist sends political message with candy

Russian artist sends political message with candy

Yulia Gavrilova expresses her political preference for Ukraine's presidential elections with a portrait of candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy, made from candy.
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Intrigued by life on Mars? Go to the Gobi desert

Intrigued by life on Mars? Go to the Gobi desert

A Mars simulation base has opened in the barren hills of China's Gansu province, after the country's moon probe success stirred public appetite for space exploration.
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Facebook uploaded email contacts of 1.5 million users

Facebook uploaded email contacts of 1.5 million users

Facebook said on Wednesday it may have "unintentionally uploaded" email contacts of 1.5 million new users since May 2016, in what seems to be the latest privacy-related issue faced by the social media company.
British diver who helped Thai cave boys is rescued himself

British diver who helped Thai cave boys is rescued himself

A British diver who disappeared while diving in a rural part of Tennessee was rescued on Wednesday (April 17).
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Markets: Unilever, Nestle soothe economic nerves, but Kering sinks

Markets: Unilever, Nestle soothe economic nerves, but Kering sinks

Food and consumer giants cheered investors on an otherwise gloomy day on Europe's share markets. As David Pollard reports, Unilever and Nestle topped forecasts - but Kering shares sank on worries over sales of its Gucci brand.
North Korea demands Pompeo's removal from talks

North Korea demands Pompeo's removal from talks

North Korea says it no longer wanted to deal with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and said he should be replaced in talks by someone more mature, hours after it announced its first weapons test since nuclear talks broke down.
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