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According to CNN, Hogg was confirmed by Broward County School Superintendent Robert Runcie as a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. "Claiming some of the students on TV after #Parkland are actors is the work of a disgusting group of idiots with no sense of decency", Rubio said.
  • Killed in Shooting Outside Church in Russia's Dagestan Region

    Killed in Shooting Outside Church in Russia's Dagestan Region

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    The gunman was shot dead by police. According to a local official, the assailant was a local man in his early twenties, the Interfax news agency reported . Dagestan , located in Russia's North Caucasus near Chechnya and Georgia, is an ethnically diverse and largely Muslim federal republic. There was no immediate indication on the motive for the shooting.
  • John Kelly Outlines Improvements For Security Clearance Process

    John Kelly Outlines Improvements For Security Clearance Process

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    He said, starting next week, temporary clearances for staffers whose background checks have been pending since June 1 or earlier would be discontinued. Among the actions Kelly ordered is for the FBI, which conducts the background investigations for senior personnel, to hand deliver their reports to the counsel "personally upon completion".
  • Zainab Ansari's killer given four death sentences in Pakistan court

    Zainab Ansari's killer given four death sentences in Pakistan court

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    Ali will be tried over the rest of the cases later, government prosecutor, Ehtisham Qadir Shah, said. The ATC had reserved its verdict on February 15 after the prosecution and defence completed their arguments following a four-day hearing conducted on daily basis in compliance with the directives of Supreme Court and LHC.
  • Four Paramilitary Troopers Killed In Pakistani Taliban Attack

    Four Paramilitary Troopers Killed In Pakistani Taliban Attack

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    Police and personnel of other law enforcement agencies reached the spot as investigation into the incident went under way. Pakistani police officers and paramilitary soldiers guard the site of a firing incident in Quetta , on Wednesday. In January, two Balochistan Constabulary personnel were gunned down, while one injured by unidentified men on Quetta's Double Road, according to reports.
  • Iraq Seeks $100B Investments To Revive Oil, Transport Sectors

    Iraq Seeks $100B Investments To Revive Oil, Transport Sectors

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    Iraq's volatile security has driven foreign businesses from investing in a country that is only just starting to emerge from a three-year war and has yet to eradicate widespread corruption. Iraq hopes to raise billions of dollars in pledges at the three-day meeting, as the country reels from the rise of IS and punishing fightback against the jihadist group.
  • Asma Jahangir's funeral set to take place in Lahore

    Asma Jahangir's funeral set to take place in Lahore

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    Later she became the first female president of the Supreme Court Bar Association . She successfully took up the Saima Waheed case, which guaranteed the right of adult women to make their own choice in marriage - one of the most important cases in Pakistan's legal history.
  • Plane carrying 71 people crashes near Moscow

    Plane carrying 71 people crashes near Moscow

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    A rescue team has been sent to the scene. "Debris has been found, there are no survivors", TASS quoted a source as saying. Russian President Vladimir Putin put off a planned trip to Sochi in order to closely monitor the investigation.
  • David Moyes confident Patirce Evra can make an impact at West Ham

    David Moyes confident Patirce Evra can make an impact at West Ham

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    Watford actually carved open the first opportunities of an open game, Etienne Capoue with a shot deflected over and, from the corner, Adrian Mariappa's header forcing a smart save from Hammers goalkeeper Adrian. Fans were disappointed with a lack of incoming players at the London Stadium on deadline day, with striker Jordan Hugill's arrival from Preston the only first-team acquisition.
  • Serena Focus On FedCup But Unsure About Grand Slam Return

    Serena Focus On FedCup But Unsure About Grand Slam Return

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    The U.S. advanced to a World Cup semifinal April 21-22 at France, which defeated Belgium 3-2 this weekend. "It's never easy and it's always a challenge", Williams said after beating her 124th-ranked opponent. And Captain Rinaldi stuck to the original schedule, sending No. 8 Venus Williams to try and clinch the tie against Richel Hogenkamp. Slated to play doubles with Lauren Davis , chatter was rampant as to whether the younger Williams would slide in for singles play.